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The grants, which total $4.5 million, show that UB is recruiting the very best early-career faculty.

Later this week, over 1,300 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences graduates will sit in anticipation, on the cusp of crossing from student life to adulthood, academia to careers, knowledge to application. While they all share the hope and sadness and pride of the moment, each student arrives with their own unique story of how they got there.

Eleven members of AIAA's student chapter attended Congressional Visits Day, which brought together scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, and technology executives to raise visibility and support for science, engineering, and technology.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering is proud to announce that assistant professor Mostafa Nouh has been recognized for his excellence in research and education by the National Science Foundation with a CAREER award. The CAREER Award is the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty and provides five years of funding. It is one of the most competitive awards within the NSF.

Kemper Lewis is the recipient of the 2019 ASME Donald N. Zwiep Innovation in Education Award, which recognizes those who have demonstrated exemplary contributions to the advancement of mechanical and multidisciplinary project-based engineering education.


The award is one of the most competitive and respected scientific fellowships in the U.S.


Hailie Suk, Matthew Falzone and Meghan Capeling, all from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, are among the four UB students/recent alums to win the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship awards.

An article on Science 2.0 about studies that are being funded by the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program reports they include “Bioinspired Ray for Extreme Environments and Zonal Exploration (BREEZE), a study by Javid Bayandor, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering.